Belgians, French and Luxemburgers Are Invited For A Drink At TechEd:Developers

All Belgian, French and Luxemburger developers that are attending TechEd:Developers are invited for our country drink. Together with U2U, we are having the traditional country drink on Wednesday 8 November at the Habana bar in Barcelona. An excellent opportunity to network with your peers. Be sure to bring along your badge (displaying your country flag)…


What Is The Virtual TechEd (Europe)?

Gerd De Bruycker, my former manager and – more importantly – the owner of TechEd Europe, explains the new experience for people couldn’t come to Barcelona for TechEd:Developers. From the website: “(The TechEd:Developers Virtual Side is) A place for those who could not attend the event, as well as those who could not be everywhere at once – catch up on the…


Video: Ex-FBI Agent On Cyber Terrorism

Former FBI agent, now Microsoft Chief Security Advisor in the UK, Ed Gibson shares an insight about life on the other side, cyber crime and what the industry is doing about it. Watch the video. [Source: TechEd:Developers Virtual Side]


Free Windows Vista and Office 2007 Developer E-Learning

Microsoft Learning has created new e-learning content on Windows Vista and 2007 Office system for developers. For a limited time, following developer eLearning courses are offered for free: Windows Vista and the .NET Framework 3.0 – Learning Portal for Developers Introduction to Developing with Windows Presentation Foundation and Visual Studio 2005Learn about features and applications of…


Belgian/French FxUserGroup Meeting On 25 October in Mouscron

Rédo announced the next FxUserGroup meeting on 25 October in Mouscron. The FxUserGroup is targetting the French speaking developer community. There are 2 topics on the agenda: Microsoft Ajax (Atlas) and integrating the eID (electronic identity card) in applications.


Proxy Monitor 1.0

Jelle Druyts – a very knowledgeable Belgian developer (and community guy) – just released Proxy Monitor 1.0. From Jelle’s blog: Proxy Monitor is a small application that monitors the network and auto-detects the internet proxy server to use. It can be started as a regular application, which will make it run as an icon in the system…


Upcoming Belgian MSDN Evening Sessions

Following MSDN Evenings are currently scheduled at the Microsoft offices in Brussels: October 18: MSDN Evening: Developing solutions with Windows SharePoint Services v3 and Office SharePoint Servers 2007, presented by Joris Poelmans November 15: MSDN Evening: Introducing Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals, presented by Gunther Beersaerts The event starts at 18:00 till 20:00 and always…


Currently Scheduled Belgian User Group Events

These are the currently scheduled Belgian user group events: VISUG – Security Development LifecycleWednesday 25 October 2006The software industry has been struggling with how to create and release software that is more security-enhanced and reliable. The Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) provides a methodology that works; it is a critical way to help reduce the number of…


Customizing the Content Query Web Part XSL

Steven Van de Craen’s latest article was published on MSDN Belgium & Luxembourg. Customizing the Content Query Web Part XSLThe Content Query Web Part can be used to display a dynamic view of content from your site on a web page. This article discusses how you can extend this Web Part to show additional information…


State Machine Workflows in Windows Workflow Foundation

We recently published a new article from Kurt Claeys on the MSDN Belgium & Luxembourg website: State Machine Workflows in Windows Workflow FoundationWindows Workflow Foundation allows us to implement workflows as state machines. This article uses a simple case and demonstrates how to develop a state machine workflow and solve the requirements of a case.